The guide contains biographical and jurisprudential information about each current US Supreme Court justice as well as materials about the Court as a whole. Prepared for Professors Church and Paff's Supreme Court Seminar, Spring Semester 2011.
William Rehnquist's court -- Two kinds of Republican -- Clarence Thomas's constitution -- Ruth Bader Ginsburg's equal protection clause -- Antonin Scalia's First Amendment -- Anthony Kennedy and gay rights -- The religious right's agenda : symbols and money -- Holding the line on abortion -- Race, affirmative action, and crime -- The federalism revolution -- The takings project -- Big business's constitution -- A Supreme Court united?
Call Number: Law Library Reference KF8742 A35 E532 2005
This one-volume guide provides an overview of the major cases, concepts, and issues and of the personalities who have shaped the Supreme Court, as well as to provide a sense of its history and impact on American politics.
Call Number: Law Library KF8748 T66 2007 (also at College Library)
The Federalist War of Ideas -- Good versus Evil -- Questions Presented -- Collision Course -- Big Heart -- Exiles Return? -- What Shall Be Orthodox -- Writing Separately -- Cards to the Left -- The Year of the Rout -- To the Brink -- Over the Brink -- Perfectly Clear -- A Particular Sexual Act -- A law profession culture -- Before Speaking, Saying Something -- The Green Brief -- Our Executive Doesn't -- A great privilege, indeed -- G is for God -- Retiring the Trophy -- I know her heart -- Dinner at the Just Desserts Café -- I am and always have been . . . -- TK
The justices. Chief Justice John Roberts -- John Paul Stevens -- Antonin Scalia -- Anthony Kennedy -- Clarence Thomas -- Ruth Bader Ginsburg -- Stephen Breyer -- Samuel Alito -- Sonia Sotomayor -- Sandra Day O'connor (retired) -- Supreme Court experts. Joan Biskupic, reporter, USA Today -- Drew Days III, former Solicitor general -- Lyle Denniston, reporter, SCOTUS blog -- Maureen Mahoney, attorney and former Supreme Court law clerk -- James B. O'Hara, Supreme Court historian -- William Suter, Clerk of the Supreme Court -- Supplementary material. Biographies of the justices -- Members of the Supreme Court of the United States, 1789-2010 -- Recent C-SPAN surveys of public awareness of the Supreme Court -- Number of Supreme Court petitions and arguments heard, 1980-2008 -- C-SPAN requests for same-day release of oral arguments -- Excerpt from the opinion Marbury v. Madison -- Biography of John Marshall, the "Great Chief".
Call Number: Law Library Reference KF8742 A35 S87 2012
Information about the Supreme Court, including its history, traditions, organization, dynamics, and personalities. This volume also has a detailed index, reference materials on Supreme Court nominations, a seat chart of the justices, the U.S. Constitution, online sources of decisions, and a bibliography to help simplify research.
Call Number: 13 The Scribes Journal of Legal Writing
Interviews with United States Supreme Court Justices:
John G. Roberts Jr, John Paul Stevens, Antonin Scalia, Anthony M. Kennedy, Clarence Thomas, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen G. Breyer, and Samuel A. Alito Jr.